ILAE-Asia and Oceania
Prof Sanjeev V. Thomas sadly passed away on 4 February 2023. Prof Thomas was a recipient of the Ambassador of Epilepsy Award in 2019 for his leadership role in improving epilepsy care in India. He served in several ILAE working groups, such as the Lancet Commission, as well as the task forces for epilepsy treatment guidelines and women with epilepsy, the latter of which was his primary interest in epilepsy care.
20 February, 2024
Today, on International Epilepsy Day, the International League Against Epilepsy and the International Bureau for Epilepsy are calling for accelerated implementation of the Intersectoral Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and other Neurological Disorders.
12 February, 2024
Practice Current: How does EEG impact how you care for patients with a possible first seizure? A survey of EEG clinical practice.
18 January, 2024
Increasingly, women with antiseizure medication resistant epilepsy and those with glucose transporter type 1 deficiency syndrome (Glut1DS) of child-bearing potential are turning to ketogenic diet therapies for treatment. Clinicians are being asked to provide their opinions and guidance regarding the safety of this approach as well as guidance and supervision during the implementation of this therapy.
On behalf of the ILAE SUDEP Task Force, all ILAE members are invited to participate in an international case control study of SUDEP. If any of your patients die from SUDEP, we would like you to see if you can enrol the patient in this study.
4 December, 2023
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